Salenidia Pomel 1883 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Saleniidae

Full reference: A. Pomel. 1883. Classification méthodique des échinides vivants et fossiles. Adolphe Jourdan, Alger 1-131

Parent taxon: Saleniidae according to J. F. Geys and J. Jagt 1986

See also Fell and Pawson 1966, Geys 1979 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Leptosalenia, Salenia, Saleniinae, Saleninae, Trisalenia, Valsalenia

Subtaxa: Salenidia bonissenti Salenidia maestrichtensis Salenidia sanctipetri Salenidia schlueteri

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (3)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (7), France (1), Germany (1), the Netherlands (10)

Total: 23 collections including 29 occurrences

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